Lean Construction

Can We Incentivize More Trust with Collaboration in Design?

In this episode, I had the pleasure of having a really fun conversation coshosting a show Bill Debevc, host of the BIM Thoughts. Malachy Mathews is the Senior Lecturer in the School of Architecture, Technological University Dublin, Ireland and Leader for BIM, Blockchain and Collaborative Teaching and Learning. Research Activities include; BIM Pedagogy BIM Anthropology…

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How Blockchain Can Accelerate the Adoption of Integrated Project Delivery

At the 20th annual LCI Congress, James Pease and Brittanie Campbell-Turner present on the topic of “How to Increase Adoption of the IPD Model by Using Blockchain.” In this presentation, James and I talked about how it’s unquestionably the future to incorporate blockchain and smart contracts with construction contracting. In this presentation, we focus on…

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Leadership by the Seat of Your Pants..? There Is a Better Way

Jean-Marc Legentil with Bell Nordic Council Clifton Cole with Penta Building Group Henry Nutt with Southland Industries Matt Graetz with Blattner Energy I see this year, 2019, as the year of leadership. Which comes with humility and self-awareness, with the ability to Return back to joy. It comes with vulnerability and transparency. It comes with…

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Collaborative Planning and Future of Robotics

Part 2 of LCI Congress talks with Michael Carr of Touch Plan Michael Carr, is the President of MOCA’s software products division, Touchplan and a co-founder of MOCA. He has 20 years of construction management experience with significant expertise in project controls. He currently leads the development of Touchplan. Prior to launching Touchplan, he served in…

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Death to Value Engineering

Part 1 of LCI Congress 2018 Recap Bruce Cousins, Managing Partner at Sword Integrated Building Solutions.  Design is a complex and iterative approach to collecting specifications of building system components and detailing the vision of a structure meant to be constructed. Its a little bit like taking a train. You should know both the destination…

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